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About the Author: Ellen Glasgow

aka Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow

Born into an upper-class Virginian family, Glasgow rebelled at an early age against traditional expectations of women, becoming a best-selling author of 20 novels, the last of which (In This Our Life) won a Pulitzer Prize in 1942.

The majority of her novels have Southern settings, reflecting her awareness of the enormous social and economic changes occuring in the South both in the decades before her birth and throughout her own life.

Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (1873-1945) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American novelist from Richmond, Virginia. Beginning in 1897, she wrote 20 novels and many short stories, mainly about life in Virginia. Her own education had been rudimentary, a fact Glasgow compensated for by reading widely. She maintained a close lifelong friendship with James Branch Cabell, another notable Richmond writer. She spent many summers at her family's Bumpass, Virginia estate, the historic Jerdone Castle plantation, a venue that reappears in her writings. Her works include: The Descendant (1897), Phases of an Inferior Planet (1898), The Voice of the People (1900), The Battle- Ground (1902), The Deliverance; A Romance of the Virginia Tobacco Fields (1904), The Romance of a Plain Man (1909), Virginia (1913), The Builders (1919), The Past (1920), Barren Ground (1925), The Romantic Comedians (1926), They Stooped to Folly (1929), The Sheltered Life (1932), Vein of Iron (1935), In This Our Life (1941).


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Goodreads rating: 3.30

Paperback, Published in Aug 2008 by Muschamp Press

ISBN10: 1443707201 | ISBN13: 9781443707206

Page count: 634

This book contains Ellen Glasgow s 1916 novel, "Life and Gabriella." Gabriella is a young woman from a good family who has fallen on hard times. Forced to get a job that puts her between social groups, Gabriella embarks on a treacherous journey through the social strata of turn-of-the-century Richmond, Virginia. This marvellous novel would make for a great addition to any bookshelf, and is highly recommended for fans of Glasgow s work. Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (1873 - 1945) was an American writer famous for portraying the changing world of the American south. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author."

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